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Natural Weight Loss Tips Without Exercise With Merridy

Get your weekly weight loss tips here! Top 2 tips for this week: 1) Spring clean your pantry now. Clean out all of the foods that are not going to move you in the right direction. Pass on any foods not on this list: quality protein…

Burn fat while you sleep.

Sounds like a gimmick? It isn't. No pills needed. You can quite literally put yourself in a position to burn more fat while you are at rest. Lean muscle tissue is the key to burning fat. Our muscle tissue acts like a furnace. The…

5 Reasons to include quinoa in your diet

Reasons to Include Quinoa in your diet 1) Quinoa is a seed which is high in amino acids (protein) and essential fats. It also contains healthy low GI carbohydrates which help to satisfy hunger and provide a source of energy. 2) It is…
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Are you Deficient in Vitamin D?

Do You Get Enough Vitamin D? Take this quick test: 1) Are you out in the sun daily, for 30-40 mins in Winter (in South Australia), with arms & legs exposed, around midday? 2) Are you in the sun daily, for 10 mins in Summer, with…
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Finding it hard to get to sleep at night?

Try a simple breathing exercise and you could be asleep in 60 seconds! For the "4-7-8 Method", follow these easy steps: 1) Lie in bed on your back, legs out-stretched and arms by your sides. 2) Close eyes gently & relax. 3) Take…

6 Tips to prevent colds & flu this winter!

Say No to Cold and Flu this Winter! Here are the 6 easy steps you can take as insurance against coughs, colds & flu this winter: 1) Vitamin C - a potent antioxidant that mobilises your immune function - found in citrus fruits &…

Contemplating a junk food binge?

You might want to consider the exercise that's needed to burn off the kilojoules gained by the brief binge! For instance: 1) Can of coke = 55 mins brisk walking to burn 240 cals (1000kj) 2) Krispy Kreme glazed donut = mow lawn or swim…

Pre-workout snacks to boost performance

What are the best pre-workout snacks that will help me maximise my workout?  ... A low fat snack that provides a mix of protein and complex carbohydrates. Try some of these: 1) Oatmeal porridge with cinnamon and blueberries or dried…
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10 easy ways to eat more fruits and veggies

Is your diet looking pretty "beige?" If your plate of food lacks a variety of colour, chances are you're not getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet. You may be missing lots of healthy fibre, minerals and vitamins and other healthy…
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Are you fatigued and tired all day?

Not Firing On All Four Cylinders? Do you struggle through the day feeling fatigued, in pain or just plain fed up? If you wake up in the morning with exhaustion, experience cramping or muscular aches, pains, backaches or headaches your body…